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The overuse of antibiotics has resulted in decreased effectiveness and an increase in antibiotic-resistant diseases. This podcast discusses how the use of antibiotics has increased significantly for many infections, other than respiratory infections, and how many common conditions, such as a runny nose, fever, and most sore throats, can be overcome by simply treating the symptoms and letting the illness run its course. . Created: 10/1/2009 by MMWR. Date Released: 10/1/2009. Series Name: A Minute of Health with CDC.

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